Meeting the top Swiss financial centres & fintech hubs

Switzerland, home of wealth and private banking icons such as UBS, Credit Suisse, and Julius Baer Group, is well known as one of the top financial centres in the world with a mixture of tradition, innovation, entrepreneurship and effective investment structures . Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland is a major international financial centres, and one of the richest and cleanest cities in the world. Geneva, is a city that intertwines financial strength and humanitarian work, making it home to the United Nations. Basel is another leading city in the financial services industry, specialised in private banking risk capital and insurance. However, Switzerland’s powerhouse does not end there; over the last few years the small town of Zug has become the “Crypto Valley” – world’s leading blockchain and cryptographic technology ecosystems, placing Switzerland as one of the world’s best financial technology (fintech) hub.

We are pleased to announce the Switzerland Innovation in Wealth Tour 2017. This is a five-day program for senior and chief executives in financial institutions, advisory firms, family offices, and insurance companies to experience the newest trends, industry disruption, the impact of regulation, the latest innovations in the Swiss market, and ideas that will shape the future of your industry. The tour includes site visits in Zurich, Basel, Zug and Geneva, to major leading companies in wealth and asset management, boutique family owned banks, successful companies with unique, cutting-edge business models, bank innovation labs, fintech firms, and native digital enterprise.

A key feature of the Tour is that we facilitate dialogue with leading players in the local and international financial industry as well as with Swiss’ leading experts, and innovators. These first-hand experiences and insights will help your bank to keep abreast of banking innovation. Delegate seats are limited to 30 participants to guaranty interactive format.

Catch up on the latest trends in Switzerland’s wealth management industry
The Asian Banker is proud to announce that Martin Maurer, chief executive officer of the Association of Foreign Banks in Switzerland, will be joining the programme and share his insights on the latest trends in and the future of Switzerland’s wealth management industry.

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The Asian Banker recently interviewed Mr. Martin Maurer, who discussed the evolution of Switzerland as a financial and wealth management centre, the emergence of new wealth players and transformation of traditional private banks, as well as the wide range of alternative investment opportunities in the country.

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Key focus areas:

Can Switzerland become the new global crypto finance capital?

How can private banking in the Swiss market continue to evolve through technology?

Innovative growth and monetization approaches for digital platform business models

Opportunities and challenges of cross border wealth management

How to apply the concept of “design thinking” in your own company?

Deep dive into the world of investments

Challenges of boutique family owned banks

Robo-advisory: Wealth managers adapting to a new environment

Can Switzerland’s reputation as a key wealth hub uphold for the upcoming years?

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Melissa Ballesteros
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